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  • 1measure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. quantity, extent; gauge; standard; amount, allot ment; [legislative] bill; step, course. See measurement, apportionment, degree, rule. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A unit of measurement] Syn. dimension,… …

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  • 2measure — measurer, n. /mezh euhr/, n., v., measured, measuring. n. 1. a unit or standard of measurement: weights and measures. 2. a system of measurement: liquid measure. 3. an instrument, as a graduated rod or a container of standard capacity, for… …

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  • 3measure — [mezh′ər] n. [ME mesure < OFr < L mensura < mensus, pp. of metiri, to measure < IE base * mē , to measure > MEAL1, Sans mātrā, a measure, Gr metron] 1. the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a… …

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  • 4Measure — Meas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Measured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Measuring}.] [F. mesurer, L. mensurare. See {Measure}, n.] 1. To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a …

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  • 5measure — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 official action to deal with a problem ADJECTIVE ▪ appropriate, effective, necessary, practical ▪ We urge you to adopt all necessary measures to guarantee people s safety. ▪ key …

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  • 6measure — Synonyms and related words: A, Alexandrine, Spenserian stanza, Stabreim, a, accent, accent mark, accentuation, accommodate, accommodation, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accord, achievement, acreage, act, acta, action, ad hoc measure, adapt,… …

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  • 7measure — I. noun Etymology: Middle English mesure, from Anglo French, from Latin mensura, from mensus, past participle of metiri to measure; akin to Old English mǣth measure, Greek metron Date: 13th century 1. a. (1) an adequate or due portion (2) a… …

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  • 8measure — /ˈmɛʒə / (say mezhuh) noun 1. the act or process of ascertaining the extent, dimensions, quantity, etc., of something, especially by comparison with a standard. 2. size, dimensions, quantity, etc., as thus ascertained. 3. an instrument, as a… …

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  • 9measure — n. & v. n. 1 a size or quantity found by measuring. 2 a system of measuring (liquid measure; linear measure). 3 a rod or tape etc. for measuring. 4 a vessel of standard capacity for transferring or determining fixed quantities of liquids etc. (a… …

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  • 10estimate — Synonyms and related words: account as, add, adjudge, adjudicate, algebraize, analyzing, appraisal, appraise, appraisement, appraising, appreciate, appreciation, approximate, approximation, ascertain, assay, assess, assessing, assessment, assize …

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  • 11Oregon Ballot Measure 58 (2008) — Measure 58 Prohibits teaching public school student in language other than English for more than two years. Election results Yes or no Votes …

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  • 12Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …

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  • 13probability and statistics — ▪ mathematics Introduction       the branches of mathematics concerned with the laws governing random events, including the collection, analysis, interpretation, and display of numerical data. Probability has its origin in the study of gambling… …

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  • 14Abstract labour and concrete labour — Part of a series on Marxism …

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  • 15Trinidad and Tobago — Trinidadian and Tobagonian. an independent republic in the West Indies, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 1,273,141; 1980 sq. mi. (5128 sq. km). Cap.: Port of Spain. * * * Trinidad and Tobago… …

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  • 16Timeline of Islamic science and engineering — This timeline of Islamic science and engineering covers the general development of science and technology in the Islamic world during the Islamic Golden Age, usually dated from the 7th to 16th centuries.From the 17th century onwards, the advances …

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  • 17take someone's measure — To estimate someone s character and abilities • • • Main Entry: ↑measure * * * get the measure of someone/take someone’s measure/ phrase to understand what someone is really like so that you can decide how to deal with them or defeat them She… …

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  • 18Mill, John Stuart: Ethics and politics — J.S.Mill Ethics and politics R.F.Khan ON LIBERTY John Stuart Mill’s mature views on ethics and politics are to be found in On Liberty (published in 1859), Utilitarianism (1861), Considerations on Representative Government (1861) and The… …

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  • 19Oregon Ballot Measure 59 (2008) — Measure 59 Creates an unlimited deduction for federal income taxes on individual taxpayers Oregon income tax returns. Election results Yes or no …

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  • 20Oregon Ballot Measure 60 (2008) — Measure 60 Teacher classroom performance , not seniority, determines pay raises; most qualified teachers retained, regardless of seniority. Election results Yes o …

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